A. A person who is required to pay fees pursuant to section 3-468.04 and who fails to pay the fee within the time required by section 3-468.04 shall be assessed a penalty of ten per cent of the amount of the total fee and two per cent interest per month on the unpaid balance. The penalty and interest shall be paid to the council. The person may request a hearing before the council to dispute or determine the amount of any fee, penalty or interest imposed.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 3-468.05

  • Council: means the Arizona citrus research council. See Arizona Laws 3-468
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215

B. The council shall hold a hearing if requested. After the hearing the council shall enter its order determining the amount of any fee, penalty or interest. The person shall pay the fee, penalty and interest assessed within ten days after notice of the council’s decision.

C. A person who knowingly fails to pay or remit any monies due or collected as required in this article is guilty of a class 2 misdemeanor.